Framing was done by Grondahl Construction a Seattle framing company.
|First floor framing on existing foundation. Notice floor is|
has been shimmed up 7.5" from top of foundation wall
to give basement a 7'-1" basement height.
|New North Wall ready to be raised up|
|New South wall ready for steel posts|
|New steel posts in South wall|
|Steel bucket to support beam. The welded tabs "stiffen"|
the wall below and transfer shear. Once in, a steel angle
was welded to the tab that ran parallel to the wall to give it
|Thank goodness that Plywood Supply has a large|
knuckle boom to drop that load of lumber where we need it.
Notice the fence and the powerlines. This guy knows how
to thread a needle!
|West wall beam. Needed a beam lifter to get|
this one into place
|Beam lifter to set flush framed beam along|
|Birds eye view as they set beam in place|
|Upper windows along south wall. Steel beams transfer|
shear loads to the wall below.